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A case history of all-age managementAuthor(s): Richard M. Godman; Gilbert A. Mattson
Source: In: Hutchinson, Jay G., ed. Northern hardwood notes. St. Paul, MN.: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station. 2.07
Publication Series: Other
Station: North Central Research Station
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DescriptionSingle-tree selection "works" in sugar maple stands in the Lake States. This system of all-age management has been used for 31 years on the Argonne Experimental Forest. In 1953, researchers found that cutting according to basal area guides is both a convenient and effective way to regulate a stand. Later experience showed that achieving good stand structure could be speeded by using a separate basal area guide for each of three sawtimber size classes, instead of lumping them into one sawtimber class.
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CitationGodman, Richard M.; Mattson, Gilbert A. 1992. A case history of all-age management. In: Hutchinson, Jay G., ed. Northern hardwood notes. St. Paul, MN.: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station. 2.07
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